Currently alive, at 88 years of age.
1928 – Born August 2, in Berlin. A Swiss-German industrial designer who claims that his designs were superior to traditional designs.
1946 – He studied sculpture at the Akademie der Künste Berlin.
1948 – Studied aerodynamics at Université de Paris-Sorbonne in Paris.
1954 – Received the Golden Rose International prize in Geneva for his creation and design.
1959 – 1960 – He created the world’s first monocoque sports car and kit car.
1982 – He went to Japan and worked for Sony, Yamaha, Seiko, Hitachi, Nissan and Canon
1984 – He became the No. 1 industrial Designer in Japan.
2006 – He is currently a professor at Tong-Ji University, in Shanghai.